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Harry Emerson Fosdick and the Spirit of American Liberalism

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Harry Emerson Fosdick and the Spirit of American Liberalism

May 27, 2022
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and EverythingClearly Reformed

On May 21, 1922, Harry Emerson Fosdick took to the pulpit of Old First—the historic First Presbyterian Church (est. 1716) located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan—to deliver what would be his most famous sermon.

In this episode of Life and Books and Everything, Kevin reads from the article he wrote for the journal of Reformed Theological Seminary as part of “Shall the Fundamentalists Win?” A Centennial Symposium. 

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